American Wars in Film

War films, especially those produced in Hollywood, tend to focus on American experiences of wars. War films of the Second World War and Vietnam War have long dominated the American film industry’s considerations of historical conflicts.

Depictions of American wars in film remain popular with viewing audiences in the United States, as a new crop of war films dealing with the Iraq and Afghan Wars show. Blockbuster films such as Green Zone, Hurt Locker, and Lone Survivor attract large audiences.

A sign of the public interest in war films is a new listing of the best and worst American war films published by Popular Mechanics online.

BlackhawkDown

See the Popular Mechanics story online.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Historical Film, War in Film, War, Culture, and Society. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s